Specific Area of Brain Involved in Motor Issues, Slow Thinking in Parkinson’s, Mouse Study Shows

Specific Area of Brain Involved in Motor Issues, Slow Thinking in Parkinson’s, Mouse Study Shows
Nerve cell damage in a specific area of the brain impairs motor function and slows thought, both of which are symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, a mouse study finds. The study, “Loss of glutamate signaling from the thalamus to dorsal striatum impairs motor function and slows the execution of learned behaviors,” was published in NPJ Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s disease is caused by the ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-08-10By Marta Figueiredo